Passport for 16 & 17 Year old
Please Choose New U.S. Passport Service if:
1. You never had a passport and applying for a U.S. passport for the first time.
Step 1: Gather and Prepare U.S Passport Application Document
1.Completed Application DS-11 form online (No handwritten form)
Please click on the link at the bottom of this section to completed,and create your passport application (DS-11) online.After you
fill out the the form online ,you will see at the bottom of the page a button that says "Create form",please click the "Create form"
button ,and your application form (DS-11) will appear completed on your screen.
1.Please print two copies of the completed application form (DS-11)
2.Do not print the form on the double sided page
3.Do not sign this application form until you are instructed to during Authorization
4.After filling out and printing the form close the window to return to your passport instruction
Click here to complete and create your application form (DS-11) online
2.Proof of U.S Citizenship
1. A certified U.S. birth certificate
2. Original naturalization certificate
3.Consular Report of Birth Abroad
3.Two identical passport photographs
Taken within the past 6 month, showing current appearance.Must be official passport -type and approximately 2"× 2" with a clear
background.The photo must be color.Do not wear a hat,glasses,or any item that covers the face.Face forward only,no side shot
or profiles will be accepted.Homemade Digital Photographs are not acceptable.
Note:You can take your passport photo at Duane Reade,CVS or Fedex Kinkos
4.Proof of Parent's Identification
1.State issue ID
2.State issued driver license
3.Military I.D bearing a photo
4.U.S Passport or Foreign Passport
5.Proof of Departure 14 days or less
Please provide one of the following items if you have one:
1.A copy of your air plane ticket or
2.A copy of your itinerary from the travel agent or airline or
3.If you do not have a ticket or itinerary please Click here
6.Letter of Authorization
1 Completed Letter Authorization form. Please complete and print out two copies of Authorization Letter. This letter will authorize
Processing Time & Fee
1.U.S. Government Fees
Make one check or money order payable to "U.S. Department of State" (this is the government processing fee).
Passport Book: $170.00
Passport Book and Passport Card: $200.00
1. Write applicant's full name and date of birth on the check or money order.
2. All personal checks must show a printed address.
3. Do not cross out and rewrite any information on the check.
4. Temporary or starter check is not acceptable.
Make the second check or money order in the amount of $35 payable to the Post Office or Court house which you visit
2.Processing time & Services Fee:
* 3 to 5 business day processing $150.00
* 2- business day processing $250.00
* 24-Hour processing $350.00 (Must call in advance)
Click here to completely fill-out order form.You will be asked to input your personal information and payment information.
Step 2: Get Your Application Authorized
All first time applicant must have there application authorized by local government officials called Acceptance Agents(AA).Bring
all of the list above to a Passport Acceptance Facility Click here and notify the agent using an expediting services to "hand carry"
your application.As stated,please present all the above listed items to the Acceptance Agent for approval.
Applicant will then sign the passport application form in the presense of the Acceptance Agent who will witness your signature
and select the follow items from the above list to place in an envelope.
1.Application form (DS-11)
2.Two Passport size photo
3.Proof of Citizenship
4.Two copies of the Authorization form letter
5.Proof of departure
6.Payment to "U.S Dept of State "
Note: Do not seal the payment to Aml Passport & Visa Service or the Order Form
Do not open this sealed envelope or the application will be invalid.Important:Make sure the agent return the sealed envelope to
you.If the agent does not feel at ease about releasing the envelope ,suggest that he/she refer to page 31 or 44 of their Passport
Agent's Manuel "Hand -carrying of Executed Application".
Step 3:Ship Document to Aml Passport & Visa Services
1.The Government seal envelope from the Acceptance Agent
2.Extra copy of your application form (DS-11)
3.Payment to Aml Passport & Visa Services
5.One copy of the Authorization Form (the other copy will be inside the seal envelope )
Documents would be placed into a sealed envelope which you would bring to or mail to our office at:
New York, NY 10018
Print the following on the outside of the sealed envelope:
a) Full name
b) Date of birth
c) Departure date
d) Contact Tel. No.
Call us or email us with your tracking number so that we may be able to monitor your package
Your passport application will be hand carried to the passport office.
When the passport is ready, it will be sent to the address on the address on the “Return Shipping” form.
Please note a street address (not PO Box) and a phone number where you can be reached must be included.
* State Department regulations state that the application (DS-11) has to be submitted within 4-5 days of when it is dated.
We need to receive the package the day after your envelope is sealed by the Passport Acceptance Agent. Please use an